How early can I take abortion pill
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

How early can I take the abortion pill?

When a woman finds out about an unplanned pregnancy, her first reaction might be to want to have a medication (also called chemical) abortion, because it is less medically intrusive than surgical abortion. Lifeline does not refer for nor provides abortion services, but we are committed to giving women all the latest, medically accurate information […]

Abortion Pill what to expect
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Abortion Pill: What to Expect?

Lifeline’s medical team reviewed this post.  In a previous blog post, we talked about how the abortion pill (or medication abortion, also referred to as RU-486) works. This new installment of our abortion pill blog series will discuss what you should expect from taking the abortion pill. Does it hurt? How long does the process […]

marijuana during pregnancy
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Is Marijuana Safe During Pregnancy?

Marijuana, cannabis, pot, weed… These terms all refer to the same flowering plant used for both its medicinal and recreational properties. The current Missouri law says that marijuana use is legal for patients with certain health conditions, but recreational use is not allowed. Nonetheless, the use of marijuana has been increasing widely in the United […]

What is preeclampsia
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

What you should know about preeclampsia

You may have heard this term before, pronounced by your doctor or a fellow pregnant woman. But what exactly is preeclampsia and should you be concerned? More importantly, what can you start doing right now in order to stay safe? The ABC’s of preeclampsia: A like Associated: Preeclampsia is a condition associated with pregnancy. More […]

Missed period abortion pill
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Do I need to confirm pregnancy before taking the abortion pill?

Your period is late. You may have noticed it right away because your period is usually regular as clockwork, or maybe it took you some time to figure out that something was off. Now you are left wondering if this missed period means that you are pregnant. And although you are tempted to go take […]

Child Development and Well-Being: Dads matter
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Child Development and Well-Being: Dads Matter

From Chris Hayden in Gilmore Girls to Homer Simpson in The Simpsons, we all have come across this image of the lazy, incompetent, and let’s be honest – pretty useless dad on TV. So much that we are left wondering: “do dads even matter?”. The research has been slowly catching up on this, and its […]

Guilt-free guide to baby sleep
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

A Guilt-Free Guide to Baby Sleep

It’s a known fact: babies don’t have the same sleep rhythm as adults. As an expectant parent, you might be dreading when the time comes to say goodbye to your uninterrupted nights of sleep. And if you are a new parent, you have surely experienced the difference by now.  No wonder there is a lot […]

Unexpected Pregnancy
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Unexpected Pregnancy: She Needs You!

The news came out of the blue. She’s pregnant, and you didn’t plan for this. She just told you, and now that the initial shock has dissipated, you may feel conflicting and scary emotions. An unexpected pregnancy can definitely be extremely daunting for both partners, including you. But she needs you to be there for […]

Pressured Abortion
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Are You Pressured To Have An Abortion?

An unexpected pregnancy always comes with a little bit of shock and confusion. This can be tricky to navigate when you feel pressure (intentional or not) from your partner. In the decision-making process, you first need to be aware of the different types of pressure you may face.  Recognize The Different Types of Pressure Pressure […]

Change Mind Abortion
Wednesday 22nd of September 2021 02:56:31 AM

Can I Change My Mind In The Middle Of A Medical Abortion?

Sure enough, the pregnancy test came out positive. And it’s not something you wanted, least of all expected. So after contemplating your options, you decided to have a medical abortion. You took the first abortion pill, but now you find yourself hesitant. Your thoughts are scattered and you are not so sure about wanting to […]

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